Today’s Star Tribune included an article on a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Wilder Research which found that Minnesota ranks 7th worst in the nation for the percentage of residents with no grocery options close to their house. This reports highlights the need for policies such as the Good Food Access Fund, which is one of MAND’s 2016 public policy priorities. Please contact your legislators and ask them to support the Good Food Access Fund today!
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Your Senators need to know that their constituents strongly support the bipartisan Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016, which incorporates many of the Academy’s recommendations to support healthy meals and promote nutrition education for our children.
Congratulations to Sue Moores, winner of the MAND Medallion Award. The award was presented at the annual meeting on March 31. Sue was recently recognized for the honor in the Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal. [Read more…] about MAND Medallion Award 2016 | Susan Moores